Sarah focuses on all aspects of human rights litigation in the High Court, lower courts and alternative dispute resolution forums. She has considerable experience dealing with socio-economic rights disputes and animal law, both in an advisory and representative capacity.
She gained valuable exposure to the workings of the Constitutional Court while clerking for Justice Mathopo and Acting Justice Pillay. In 2021, Sarah was also a senior member of the Constitutional Court Style Guide Committee and a South African Liaison Officer for the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe.
During her studies, Sarah was a guest speaker on The Spirit of the Law, a LoveworldSAT legal talk show.
Human Rights Litigation & Advisory Work
2018 LLB (summa cum laude) - University of the Free State
2018 Dean’s Medal for best academic results in respect of a first degree in the faculty of law
2018 Joint winner of the South African Law Reform Commission’s Legal Essay Writing Competition (LLB Category)
2019 Received Top Candidate Attorney Achiever Award at the WOZA Awards
2022 ProBono.Org Housing Law Award
2023 Recognised in The African Legal Awards Top 10 Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives in Africa
2023 Won The African Legal Awards CSR, Diversity, Transformation and Economic Empowerment Award